Whistleblower accuses Trump appointees of downplaying Russian interference

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We could have more whistleblower hearings in Washington weeks before the election. ABC is Mary Bruce. Tells us that a former top intelligence official says that Trump officials told him to downplay Russian interference in the 2020 campaign. Brian Murphy says he was told to stop producing intelligence reports on Russian interference in the 2020 election, in part because it quote made the president look bad. Now we know from US intelligence that Russia is trying to spread misinformation to try and boost the president's reelection chances, but Murphy says he was told to stand down on reporting the Russian threat. He says the order It came directly from the acting D. H s secretary Chad Wolf, and he was told to quote specifically originated from the

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